Lake Forest College: Faculty & Salaries

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Average
Faculty Salary
$102,000
Fair
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Lake Forest College we provide you with information about faculty structure, salaries, and class sizes, as well as comparisons to competing and nearby colleges.

Faculty Compensation and Workload

Full-time
Faculty
98
As a rule, well-compensated instructors are better motivated and have more opportunities to concentrate on teaching; therefore, we consider faculty compensation to be an important factor for evaluating education quality.

Monthly faculty salaries at Lake Forest College vary approximately from $6,000 to $11,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $102,000 a year, it is 10% lower than Illinois average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $7,991 a month on average; that is a bit lower than average men faculty salaries - $8,883 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
IL Average
Difference

Professor
$131,052
$158,981
-18%

Associate professor
$100,440
$109,584
-8%

Assistant professor
$80,784
$98,169
-18%

Instructor
$74,664
$78,861
-5%

Lecturer
$103,584
$74,453
+39%

Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Lake Forest College Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
Lake Forest College has a pretty good, 12:1 students-to-faculty ratio.

Low ratios usually imply smaller class size, more attention to students, better quality of education, and higher satisfaction both for students and instructors. High ratios are usually a sign of the opposite.

Use the charts above to compare faculty compensation and workload at Lake Forest College versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Lake Forest College consists of 27 professors, 33 associate professors, 33 assistant professors, 1 instructor, and 4 lecturers - 57 men and 41 women:
Lake Forest College Faculty Demographics Chart

Please note that faculty rank (e.g. associate professor, lecturer, instructor) is typically assigned by the college itself.

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